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 Omer Eugene “Gene” McDannald

Omer Eugene “Gene” McDannald

Birth
Concord, Morgan County, Illinois, USA
Death 7 Nov 2006 (aged 76)
Jacksonville, Morgan County, Illinois, USA
Burial Concord, Morgan County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 17309571 · View Source
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Omer Eugene "Gene" McDannald, 76, of Concord, died Tuesday, November 7, 2006, at Jacksonville Convalescent Center in Jacksonville. He was born December 15, 1929, near Concord, the son of Omer M. and Ina Reed McDannald. He married Pearlie McDonald on September 8, 1949, in Pittsfield, and she survives. He is also survived by two daughters, Linda (husband, Lon) Collier of Sun Prairie, Wisconsin and Melissa (husband, Devin) Workman of Concord; five sons, Loyd (wife, Dixie) McDannald of McDonough, Georgia, Steve (wife, Opal) McDannald of Odon, Indiana, Wayne (wife, Linda) McDannald of Concord, Tom (wife, Linda) McDannald of Jacksonville, and John (wife, Janet) McDannald of Henderson, Nevada; nineteen grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, two sisters, Violet Sutton of Barry and Shirley McDonald of New Salem; and one brother, Robert (wife, Barb) McDannald of Meredosia. He was preceded in death by one granddaughter, LaShunda Bowers. Mr. McDannald was employed at Anderson-Clayton/Kraft Foods in Jacksonville for over 39 years, where he was affectionately known as "Argo". He was chairman of the plant committee for the Boilermakers Union and served on the Negotiations Committee. He was a longtime member of Concord Christian Church where he served as an elder, trustee, and board member. He served in the United States Army as a flight medic during the Korean War. Mr. McDannald enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, and tinkering with small motors. He was a devoted family man who cherished time spent with family and friends. Gene was always there to help others in their time of need. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, November 11, 2006, at Williamson Funeral Home in Jacksonville, with burial at Concord Cemetery.


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  • Created by: JLM
  • Added: 5 Jan 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17309571
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Omer Eugene “Gene” McDannald (15 Dec 1929–7 Nov 2006), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17309571, citing Concord Cemetery, Concord, Morgan County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by JLM (contributor 46860487) .